A brief history of movie characters getting whacked in the balls
Every Thanksgiving, I contemplate the ancient and global phenomenon of migration. Since the beginning of time, humans and wildlife have wandered all over the planet in search of hospitable habitat. Migrations are stimulated by the constant change of environmental conditions. When habitats beco ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post on the charges and possible stiff penalty the chiropractor faces.ORIGINAL POST, SEPT. 5, 3:03 P.M.: An Irvine chiropractor was arrested Tuesday at his Sky Park Chiropractic office Tuesday after the 65-year-old allegedly touched a female patient in a sexual rath ... More >>
Are octagon-shaped jail cells in Orange County's future?It's worth asking as the local crime wave tied to mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters continues with Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall's recent arrest in Irvine for outstanding warrants.
F-bombs and bestiality aside, Jay Roach's film is a small-town fable
The Register wrote today that The Tilted Kilt, a breastaurant in the same vein as Hooters but with a Scottish theme, has been approved to move into the empty space vacated by Johnny Carino's at the Stadium Promenade Center in Orange at 1625 W. Katella Ave. It will be the first Tilted Kilt in OC. T ... More >>
Sorta-comedians Tim and Eric on influences, audiences and what's not funny
Joseph Hyungmin SonUPDATE, OCT. 13, 8:36 A.M.: The cellmate who rapist and torturer Joseph Hyungmin Son is accused of killing has been identified as Michael Thomas Graham, 50, of San Luis Obispo County, according to Wasco State Prison officials.Graham was beaten to death, the Kern County coroner' ... More >>
Hollywood actor and mixed-martial arts fighter Joseph Hyungmin Son, who played Dr. Evil's henchman Random Task in the 1997 comedy Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, has been sentenced to life in prison for torturing a Huntington Beach woman on Christmas Eve 1990. Orange County Superior ... More >>
Our periodical Ugly Police Mugshot of the Week has featured clear winners--if by winners you mean losers--as well as clear winners and a few also-rans. We've also crowned souls who were not that physically unattractive, but their crimes put them over the top with our judges--if by judges you mean ... More >>
I loved the first Austin Powers movie--still do. Hilarious, witty, fresh. I hated the sequel--still funny, but even then in 1999 (before my great Political Revelation of Groucho Marxism), the amount of product placement was unbearable. Maybe I have to see it again to see if it was intentional or sat ... More >>
The Long Beach quasi-pub follows the Hooters model of booze, breasts and burgers
Don't call her ma'am, ma'am!Associated Press reports termed-out Assemblyman Chuck DeVore (R-Irvine) and former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina, who are vying for the Republican nomination to face U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer in November, are still mining fund-raising gold from a video of ... More >>
Last Night: Santogold at the House of Blues Anaheim October 13, 2008 Better Than: watching Austin Powers in Goldmember Download: Santogold's "Your Voice" An eclectic assortment of bands offered a little bit of something for everybody as Santogold, Mates of State, Alice Smith and Low Vs. Diamond ... More >>
With a New Four-CD Retrospective, Rhino Records Captures the Agony and Ecstasy of Modern English Rock’s Golden Age
Last night all eyes would be focused on Lee "Scratch" Perry's performance at the House of Blues in Anaheim. Honestly? I was only there to catch the all too brief performance by Mexican Institute of Sound. I had just arrived, roughly thirty minutes after the "arrive at 7" marker - and glancing up at ... More >>
The Star-Vu delivers the biggest screen for your buck
Trannies and Mugwumps and Donkey-boys . . . oh my!
Looking back with Your Eyes Only
Movie of the week: The Italian Job
Breaking down the Brokeback hysteria
Newports Ubiquity: Label of the Year!
Habeas Corpus surrenders the body
Laguna Beach roundup
Goldmember and other double entendres
Thunderball rolls into town
Roller skatings back!
Welcome to the summer of love at a theater near you
And does anyone pray to the Lord of the Dance?
Bikerides newest CD shows how far you can go if you pedal backward hard
La Cave captures the toots, honks of your soul
Raising psychedelic furs at Nixon Library kids camp
Rogue band of fetish nurses, pimps invades Sun Theater!
TBN serves up a bland slice of angel food in The Omega Code
Groves updated Shakespeare works
The Mosleys/Blue Streak/The Alan Broadbent Trio/Jeffries Fan Club/Snack Cake
Beautiful Downtown Fullerton
Friday, Aug. 6
Cartoons, communists and other things that upset people
Yet another column about gay people, plus a really vicious fight
Sex and Nazis . . . but not at the same time